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UKCRC Health Research Classification System

7.2 End of life care

Main inclusion criteria

Studies involving all issues related to palliative care and end of life care including:

  • assessment of patient, service user and carer needs
  • provision and evaluation of palliative and end of life care services
  • quality of life for patients and carers
  • evaluation of interventions for health and social care professionals
  • social, economic and policy issues
  • pain management for terminally ill people
  • bereavement


Official terminology

Full name of code

Short name Unique ID
7.2 End of life care 7.2 Palliative



Related external links

Common Scientific Outline (CSO) – 6.6 End of Life Care